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6 International Beer Fests You Should Hit This Year

Thrillist | Posted 04.15.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

What can you possibly do for this year's big beercation?

Changemakers in Every Village: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Montreal Journal V: Le Marche

Francis Levy | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Le Marche Jean-Talon is a big indoor farmer's market on the outskirts of Montreal and "Qui lait cru!?!" is the name of one of the many concessions th...

Montreal Journal: Sex D"Or

Francis Levy | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Alfred Hitchcock set I Confess starring Montgomery Clift as the priest, in the capital of the province of Quebec, Quebec City, but the setting could ...

How Sharing Pringles Saved My Flight to Hawaii

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

On a recent trip to Hawaii, during the first six-hour leg and headed to Arizona, I settled in and looked forward to a relaxing flight. Until two children took the seats next to me.

Paul Provenza to Relaunch The Green Room at SXSW

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 02.28.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

"It depends, because the whole thing about The Green Room is the combination of talent. It's not enough to just have a handful of great comics. What I need, and what excites me about it, is putting a handful of comics together who are particularly interesting."

Best Hotels in Canada 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You'll find 10 properties that represent the crème de la crème of Canadian hospitality. While each hotel maintains a unique style, they all hold a prominent spot on our 2014 list of the Best Hotels in Canada thanks to their upscale amenities, inspiring settings and superlative service.

Canada Made A Supercar!

Gregory Fink | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Canada can now proudly announce it will be the home of one supercar company. The brainchild of Canadian race car driver Antoine Bessette, Felino wi...

Interview With Jazz Pop Sensation Nikki Yanofsky

Erica Diamond | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Erica Diamond

I recently sat down with jazz pop sensation Nikki Yanofsky, and what I discovered was a cool, bright, articulate, grounded young woman who knows what she wants, is doing what she loves and is chasing her passion with fierce determination.

The Man I Met on the Way to Montreal

Diane Vadino | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

Yesterday I took the train to Montreal. I love taking the train, and I actually particularly loving taking inefficient trains -- like Amtrak's Adiro...

Mundial Montréal #3: (Part Un) 'World Music Affaires!'

Marlon Regis | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Without a chance to brush up on my poor speaking or understanding of French, I was whisked away from LA to Montréal, Canada after an invite came into my inbox to attend the 3rd annual world music conference/festival Mundial Montréal.

Street Artist Adorns Cities Across The Globe With Massive, Intricate Animals

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Work from ROA in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US. Today we visit with street artist, urban n...

"Mother and Child" at Sainte Justine's Hospital

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

With its bright, radiant colors, the painting immediately evokes the child-friendly atmosphere of the hospital as well as depicting the strong bonds that exist between mother and child.

What Quebec's Battle Over Religious Symbols Can Teach Americans About Church-State Separation

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

As post-9-11 Americans, we know all too well that there's often a thin line between the separation of church and state and the infringement of rights we would otherwise take for granted; it's not easy to preserve individual rights while protecting religious groups.

I'm Not a Techie, But I Love Startups. Here's Why You Should Too.

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 12.21.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Etcovitch

We're in the midst of a wave of innovation, where incredibly exciting companies are springing up all over the world. While cities like San Francisco, Tel Aviv, London and Berlin are leading the way, that doesn't mean you can discount a whole plethora of other places, including where you live.

Artist Turns Sewing Machines Into An Orchestra

Posted 10.17.2013 | Arts

What can you do with a gaggle of vintage sewing machines that date back to the 1950s if you don't know how to sew? We'll defer to artist Martin M...

Canada: A Refuge From Poisonous Politics in U.S. (Thank Heaven!)

Bill Mann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Mann

Trust me. It's not like this in Canada. Canadians, who live in a civil, decent society, are shaking their heads at what's been going on down below them in the U.S.

Hip Montreal: Pop Art, Goth Bars and Kinetik Music Festival (VIDEO)

La Carmina | Posted 10.22.2013 | Travel
La Carmina

Montreal has such a rich history that visitors can easily overlook the young, underground culture. In fact, I consider this French-Canadian city to be one of the best alternative travel destinations in North America.

Chefs & Sommeliers Montreal Guide

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

Montreal, the city known for doing magical things with poutine, is the perfect place to plan to a culinary vacation. But pack your pajama jeans, because eating here doesn't fall under the category of light.

Railway Involved In Deadly Derailment Files For Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) - Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Ltd, the railway involved in last month's deadly derailment in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, filed for ...

Colin Quinn's Keynote Address From ComedyPro at Just For Laughs (Audio)

Dylan Gadino | Posted 09.27.2013 | Comedy
Dylan Gadino

The former host of Tough Crowd took time to call out the industry -- producers, agents, managers et al -- for their questionable practices, one of which was the cancellation of Tough Crowd.

Montreal Celebrates Street Art

ARTINFO | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Last month a slate of 20 international and Canadian street artists descended on Montreal's Boulevard Saint-Laurent for the inaugural edition of the MU...

Laurence Anyways: Xavier Dolan's Romantic Masterpiece

Noah Tsika | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Noah Tsika

Directed by Québec's then-22-year-old Dolan (now 24), the sweeping romantic epic looks at the decade-long love affair between a trans woman and her female-identified, ever-passionate partner.

Montreal's First Mural Festival Is A Hit

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The MURAL Festival in Montreal took over Boulevard Saint-Laurent this past weekend. More than 25 local, national and international street artists work...

Another Canada Mayor Embroiled In Scandal

AP | BENJAMIN SHINGLER | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

MONTREAL — Montreal's interim mayor, who vowed to clean up the corruption scandals rocking the city, now faces fraud charges himself. Michael A...